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Table 2 Baseline scores for Quality of Life in Reflux and Dyspepsia (QOLRAD), four symptoms, Feeling Thermometer (FT), Standard Gamble (SG), Health Utilities Index Mark 2 and 3 (HUI), and Medical Outcomes Short Form-36 (SF-36).

From: The influence of demographic factors and health-related quality of life on treatment satisfaction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease treated with esomeprazole

  Mean SD
QOLRAD dimensions   
   Emotional distress 4.5 1.4
   Sleep disturbance 4.5 1.5
   Food/drink problem 3.8 1.2
   Physical/social functioning 5.4 1.4
   Vitality 4.3 1.3
Four symptoms   
   Stomach pain 3.9 1.5
   Heartburn 4.5 1.2
   Belching 3.6 1.6
   Acid reflux 4.1 1.6
FT 0.7 0.2
SG 0.8 0.2
HUI2 0.8 0.2
HUI3 0.8 0.2
SF-36   
   Physical functioning 46.6 9.0
   Role-physcial 45.5 11.4
   Bodily pain 42.8 9.4
   General health 46.2 9.7
   Vitality 45.9 9.8
   Social functioning 47.7 10.3
   Role-emotional 46.5 12.0
   Mental health 46.9 10.4
   Physial component 45.1 8.7
   Mental component 47.6 11.0